July 12, 1928 – September 13, 2016
It is with profound sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Leonard Lavallee on Tuesday September 13, 2016 at the Golden Birches, Blind River, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Lillian (Miskimin) for 66 years. Loving father of Leona Turton (Morley) of Courtenay, British Columbia, Linda Royer (Robert) of Hurkett, Ontario, Leoanrd Jr. (Helen) of Blind River, and Lucille Rodriguez (Hector) of Ponoka, Alberta. Special uncle to William, Richard and Daniel. Dear grandfather to Jeremy, Katherine, Lori, Jennifer, Sarah, Amanda, Kristen and Emily and great-grandfather to 12 great-grandchildren. Son of the late Orphida and Annie Lavallee (Laderoute). Predeceased by brothers Edward, Isidore, Lucien, Emile, Lawrence, Telesphore, Leo and sisters Flora Savard, Beatrice Simpson and Theresa Mancuso. Brother-in-Law of Ronald Miskimin (Pat) and Nancy Burns (Jon) both of Sault Ste. Marie.
Leonard was born and lived in Blind River all his life. He worked for the town for 35 years and retired as Town Foreman.
Cremation has taken place and at his request there will be no services.
Arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home, Blind River, Ontario.